Keyboard (2017/01)

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Main Details
Periodical Title Keyboard
Publisher NewBay Media, LLC
Copyright Holder NewBay Media
Editorial Director Michael Molenda
Editor in Chief Gino Robair
Web Editor Markkus Rovito
Editor-At-Large Stephen Fortner
Editor-At-Large Jerry Kovarsky
Editor-At-Large Francis Prève
Editor-At-Large Jon Regen
Art Director/Editor Damien Castaneda
Cover photo Juan Patino
About/Subject Robert Glasper
About/Subject Synthesizers
Cover Date
Identifying Codes
ISSN 0730-0158
Price $5.99
Volume Number 43
Series Number 1
Issue Number 490
Format e-Zine
Page Count 50 pages
Language English
Chapters Talk
8 // Voices, tips, and breaking news from the Keyboard community.

New Gear
10 // Our monthly wrap-up of the most signifcant new products from the keyboard, recording, and professional audio worlds.

12 // Acoustic Upright And Grand
John Mellencamp keyboardist Troye Kinnett augments his stage rig with an old "ship’s piano," which he uses to establish a moody, old-timey vibe.

14 // Cover Story
ArtScience, the latest album from the Robert Glasper Experiment, is another brilliant reimagining of jazz, hip-hop, and Trap from the artists who brought us the Grammy- winning Black Radio albums. In this interview, Glasper explains how his traditional jazz roots and restless nature help him keep a fresh perspective in his band, as a collaborator, and in film projects such as Miles Ahead.

20 // Classical
Specializing in contemporary music, concert pianist Sarah Cahill has expanded the instrument’s repertoire by commissioning new works from well known and up-and-coming composers.

22 // Experimental
Chris Brown explores microtonal tunings in his new work for acoustic piano, Six Primes.

26 // Jazz
Learn to riff and comp like legendary jazz singer/ pianist, Shirley Horn.

28 // Pop/Rock
Rachel Eckroth shares tips on building emotion while comping with an analog synth.

32 // Film Music
Create cinematic scores by layering and
processing virtual instruments.

34 // The Art Of Synth Soloing
Learn the solos to "Cinema Show" and "In the Cage" by Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks.

38 // Sound Design
Emulate the PPG Wave with Xfer Records Serum.

40 // Virtual Instrument
Spectrasonics Keyscape

42 // Keyboard Synth
Roland System-8

46 // Virtual Instrument
Native Instruments Komplete 11

50 // 5 Hammond organ tips from Benmont Tench of Tom Petty
and the Heartbreakers.


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